The first table below looks at the demand for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 475 377 430
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +53
Contract jobs citing STL 78 171 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 1.30% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 125 79
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£600 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £40.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13352 13135 13905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.34% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8766 8529 8604
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 278 337
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
STL
UK

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -58 66 £600 - 25
South East -21 9 £350 +16.66% 9
South West -28 2 - - 2
East of England -25 1 - - 6
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
STL
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STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 160 (99.38%) C++
2 94 (58.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 82 (50.93%) SQL
4 78 (48.45%) Linux
5 70 (43.48%) Oracle
6 65 (40.37%) UNIX
7 50 (31.06%) Multithreading
8 47 (29.19%) Python
9 40 (24.84%) Perl
10 39 (24.22%) Finance
10 39 (24.22%) Derivative
11 36 (22.36%) OO
12 35 (21.74%) Fixed Income
13 34 (21.12%) Windows
14 31 (19.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (17.39%) Banking
15 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
16 27 (16.77%) Shell Script
16 27 (16.77%) Front Office
17 25 (15.53%) Credit Risk
18 24 (14.91%) C#
18 24 (14.91%) Degree
19 23 (14.29%) XML
19 23 (14.29%) Investment Banking
20 22 (13.66%) Relational Database
21 18 (11.18%) Unit Testing
22 17 (10.56%) C
23 16 (9.94%) Sybase
23 16 (9.94%) OOD
23 16 (9.94%) Regression Testing

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.83%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.62%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Multicast
2 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.24%) GSM
3 2 (1.24%) UMTS
3 2 (1.24%) 3G
3 2 (1.24%) LTE
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 14 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 11 (6.83%) ObjectStore
3 11 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (6.21%) OLTP
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.24%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.62%) KDB
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Subversion
2 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.86%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.86%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.86%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.24%) Hudson
5 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.62%) Build Forge
General
1 39 (24.22%) Finance
2 28 (17.39%) Banking
3 27 (16.77%) Front Office
4 23 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Electronics
6 3 (1.86%) Military
7 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 142 (88.20%) Developer
2 130 (80.75%) C++ Developer
3 20 (12.42%) Python Developer
4 16 (9.94%) Software Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) UNIX Developer
6 13 (8.07%) Senior C++ Developer
6 13 (8.07%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Quantitative Developer
8 10 (6.21%) C++/C# Developer
9 9 (5.59%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 9 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.48%) SQL Developer
12 3 (1.86%) Programmer
12 3 (1.86%) Software Developer
12 3 (1.86%) C++ Programmer
12 3 (1.86%) Software Programmer
13 2 (1.24%) C++ Team Leader
13 2 (1.24%) Team Leader
13 2 (1.24%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (58.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 23 (14.29%) XML
3 11 (6.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (6.83%) Twisted
3 11 (6.83%) Django
3 11 (6.83%) ZeroMQ
4 5 (3.11%) Qt
4 5 (3.11%) FpML
4 5 (3.11%) .NET
5 4 (2.48%) XSLT
5 4 (2.48%) CSS
5 4 (2.48%) HTML
6 3 (1.86%) Middleware
6 3 (1.86%) WPF
7 2 (1.24%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.24%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.24%) MFC
8 1 (0.62%) ATL
8 1 (0.62%) COM
8 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.22%) Derivative
2 35 (21.74%) Fixed Income
3 31 (19.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (15.53%) Credit Risk
5 12 (7.45%) Credit Derivative
6 6 (3.73%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.48%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.48%) Open Source
8 4 (2.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.86%) Physics
10 2 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.62%) Equities
11 1 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.62%) Statistics
11 1 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 78 (48.45%) Linux
2 65 (40.37%) UNIX
3 34 (21.12%) Windows
4 6 (3.73%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) Multithreading
2 36 (22.36%) OO
3 28 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 18 (11.18%) Unit Testing
5 16 (9.94%) Regression Testing
5 16 (9.94%) OOD
6 11 (6.83%) Analytics
6 11 (6.83%) Low Latency
7 10 (6.21%) UML
7 10 (6.21%) Database Tuning
8 8 (4.97%) Monte Carlo Method
9 7 (4.35%) Validation
10 4 (2.48%) OOP
10 4 (2.48%) Software Architecture
11 3 (1.86%) Automated Testing
11 3 (1.86%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (1.86%) TDD
11 3 (1.86%) E-Commerce
11 3 (1.86%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (99.38%) C++
2 82 (50.93%) SQL
3 47 (29.19%) Python
4 40 (24.84%) Perl
5 27 (16.77%) Shell Script
6 24 (14.91%) C#
7 17 (10.56%) C
8 12 (7.45%) Java
9 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.11%) VC++
10 5 (3.11%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.48%) VBA
11 4 (2.48%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.24%) PHP
13 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.62%) XAML
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (14.91%) Degree
2 11 (6.83%) PhD
3 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (43.48%) Oracle
2 16 (9.94%) Sybase
3 3 (1.86%) Cognizant
3 3 (1.86%) Google
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.62%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.62%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.62%) 29West
5 1 (0.62%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.62%) Siemens
5 1 (0.62%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.62%) Perforce
5 1 (0.62%) SolidWorks
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